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Naval Base, Virginia
Closing date
Oct 8, 2022

  • You will determine and place distribution panels, boxes, fittings, and connections and install wiring, coupling, conduit relays, fixtures, transformers and other electrical devices including electrical service entrances.
  • You will plan and lay out the routing, placement, and arrangement of circuits, controls, and equipment for electrical systems.
  • You will perform installation and repair of electrical systems supplying electricity to specialized equipment which control emergency generators.
  • You will perform structure-to-electrolyte cathodic protection potential surveys, testing and data collection to prevent or control failure.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States drivers license.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain current licenses to operate Folk Lift, High Lift (JLG), Bucket Truck and/or construction equipment.
  • May require special certification or license if assigned work requires special certification or licensing to perform the work or to use specialized tools or equipment.
  • Incumbent may be assigned to perform tasks in non-trade related fields as an assistant/helper as workload requires.
  • Incumbent must be able to become CPR certified.
  • Incumbent may be assigned to perform tasks in non-trade related fields as an assistant/helper as workload requires.
  • NAVFAC MIDLANT is a regionalized command. The incumbent serving in this position may at any time be reassigned to a similar position at any site or workstation within the commuting area as a condition of employment.


Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job.

This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to do the work of an Electrician without more than normal supervision as demonstrated by the following: This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to do the work of an Electrician without more than normal supervision as demonstrated by the following:1) Installing, repairing, maintaining, troubleshooting, testing, and loading new and existing electrical lines, circuits, systems, and equipment supporting industrial operations, computer complexes, or similar complex electrical loads. 2) Working from building plans, blueprints, wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, and maintenance and repair manuals to install or replace existing electrical systems, controls and equipment; 3) Making operational tests and adjustments as necessary; 4) Arranging and installing electrical devices, e.g.(fittings, relays, boxes, circuit breakers, etc.) in ways that ensure proper and safe operation of electrical systems and equipment; and 5) Using hand and power tools such as cable pullers, hydraulic benders, and pipe threading machines to accomplish repairs.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the DoD direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

A 40-hour work week is typical for this position.

This position is at the full performance level.

This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required.

The incumbent my perform shift work.

Call back and emergency overtime are regular requirements of this position.

May be required to serve on-call duty on a rotational basis. When on-call, incumbent is required to carry a duty cell phone and duty pager and must remain available to respond on site to after-hour emergencies within two hours.

This position may be considered ESSENTIAL and the incumbent will be required to report for duty or held in a duty status to provide support before, during and/or after special emergency situations, such as, but not limited to, destructive weather (including snow removal), disasters, or periods of increased security threat.

The incumbent works from ladders, scaffolding, platforms, and where parts of the systems worked on are in hard-to-reach places requiring long periods of standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, stretching and working in awkward, cramped, tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts, carries and sets up tools, equipment, and parts that weigh 20-40 pounds. Occasionally may lift moderately heavy objects weighing over 40 pounds with assistance.

The work is performed both inside and outside, and sometimes in bad weather and in areas that are noisy, dirty, dusty and greasy. May work on scaffolding or cranes at heights of 30 or more feet or in close quarters such as manholes, attics, or aboard ships. May occasionally be exposed to the
possibility of injury from falling, electrical shock, burns, and rotary devices such as electrical motors. Subject to the possibility of cuts and bruises.

Several vacancies may be filled.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

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